Following a series of malicious comments and false rumours left by SEVENTEEN anti-fans. Pledis Entertainment have announced that it will take legal action against those responsible.
in a new statement on its official website, Pledis announced that it intends to protect SEVENTEEN by taking legal action against the individuals spreading fraudulent facts and rumours about the group. Civil contempt charges have reportedly been filed against malicious commenters, and compensation have been requested for damages.
Here is Pledis Entertainment's official statement:
"Good morning. This is Pledis Entertainment.
The Company has the right to protect the rights of Seventeen and Seventeen members including the fraudulent facts about Seventeen and Seventeen members that are circulating on social medias since today, and the act of enlargement and reproduction by dissemination of comments, posts, We are pleased to inform you that we have reached a level where we can not condone the act of defamation beyond the merits and we are proceeding with legal action against it.
We would like to actively endeavor to protect the rights of Seventeen and protect the rights of Seventeen members.
To this end, we have commenced a complaint and accusation proceedings with the related law firm, "Eul-ryu", and will proceed with the civil damages compensation claim against illegal actors revealed during the investigation.
Again, We would like to remind you that we will respond to all future illegal cases with no exceptions by taking legal action. Thank you."
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